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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Resizing Interpolators and which to use???

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  • Joost Nieuwenhuijse
    I think Poly3 in PanoTools is more or less the same as Bicubic Normal in PTGui. Joost
    Message 1 of 10 , Jul 3, 2007
      I think Poly3 in PanoTools is more or less the same as Bicubic Normal in
      PTGui.

      Joost

      Pat Swovelin wrote:
      > On 7/2/2007 1:24 AM, Fulvio Senore rambled on about ...:
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      >> For PTGui I always use "bicubic normal": it is the choice that yields
      >> the most neutral result. Lanczos creates a slightly sharpened result and
      >> I don't like it. I can alway sharpen later if I like. Don't use the sinc
      >> interpolators: very large windowed sinc interpolator can cause strange
      >> things to sharp edges.
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      > Bicubic normal is only available if you're stitching with PTGui but what
      > would you use if you were stitching with PTGui and warping with Panorama
      > Tools?
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      > Pat Swovelin
      > Cool Guy @ Large
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    • Fulvio Senore
      It s a PTGui interpolator, not a PanoTools one. Fulvio Senore
      Message 2 of 10 , Jul 4, 2007
        It's a PTGui interpolator, not a PanoTools one.

        Fulvio Senore

        Justin Imhoff ha scritto:
        > There is no bicubic normal option available to me. There's plenty of others though. What about spline36?
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        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: Fulvio Senore
        > To: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
        > Sent: Monday, July 02, 2007 4:24 PM
        > Subject: Re: [PanoToolsNG] Resizing Interpolators and which to use???
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        > Justin Imhoff ha scritto:
        > > A question to those of you who may know something about these filters.
        > >
        > > Which interpolator gives the best results in your experience? Up until now I've been using Sync256 (perhaps unnecessarily) in PTGUI and then appling a smart sharpen in Photoshop. What about the Lanczos filter? Does using this negate having to resharpen in photoshop after? Is this the best choice for Panos?
        > >
        > For PTGui I always use "bicubic normal": it is the choice that yields
        > the most neutral result. Lanczos creates a slightly sharpened result and
        > I don't like it. I can alway sharpen later if I like. Don't use the sinc
        > interpolators: very large windowed sinc interpolator can cause strange
        > things to sharp edges.
        > > Then also, when creating the Quicktime in Pano2QTVR, a filter must be chosen here aswell. Is it best to re-use the same filter as before?
        > >
        > Since the qtvr will only be viewed on the screen I think that a lanczos
        > interpolator might be a good option here.
        > > There are too many options available and not enough documentation to make an informed decision here. Does it really matter all that much?
        > >
        > A trained eye can see some difference. I doubt that casual observers
        > would notice it.
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        > Fulvio Senore
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